ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE AND
Section I. ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE
34. Preventive Maintenance
32. Scope of Maintenance
Preventive maintenance is the system-
Note: The pilot will not perform preventive or cor-
a t i c c a r e , s e r v i c i n g , and inspection of
The maintenance duties assigned to the
e q u i p m e n t to prevent the occurrence of
o r g a n i z a t i o n a l maintenance repairman
trouble, to reduce downtime, and to assure
( c r e w c h i e f and electronic equipment re-
t h a t the equipment is serviceable. Pre-
pairman) are listed below together with a
ventive maintenance is the responsibility
reference to the paragraphs covering the
of all echelons concerned with the equip-
specific maintenance function. The duties
ment and includes inspection, testing, and
i n c l u d e instructions for performing pre-
repair or replacement of components that
ventive maintenance and corrective main-
inspections and tests indicate would prob-
tenance and do not require tools or test
ably fail before the next scheduled service
equipment other than those allocated at
p e r i o d . Preventive maintenance service
second echelon (para 33).
a n d inspections of Transponder Set AN/
a. Daily maintenance service and in-
A P X - 4 4 at the organizational level are
spection (para 35 and 36),
made at daily, intermediate, and periodic
b. Cleaning (para 37).
intervals, unless otherwise directed by the
c. I n t e r m e d i a t e m a i n t e n a n c e s e r v i c e
commanding officer. The maintenance
and inspection (para 38 and 39).
services should be performed concur-
d. Periodic maintenance service and in-
rently with the inspection schedule of the
spection (para 40 and 41).
a i r.c r a f t .
e. Troubleshooting (para 43).
a. Systematic Care.
f. Removal and replacement (para 44,
given in paragraphs 35 through 41 cover
45, and 46).
s y s t e m a t i c care essential to proper up-
g. Preflight adjustments (para 47 and
keep and operation of the transponder set.
The cleaning operations (para 37a through
d) should be performed once a day. If the
33. Tools, Materials, and Test
equipment is not used daily, however, the
c l e a n i n g operations must be performed
before operation after any extended shut-
The tools, materials, and test equipment
down, or once a week while the equipment
required are listed below:
i s kept in standby condition. The other
a. M u l t i m e t e r A N / U R M - 1 0 5 ( m u l t i -
items must be checked before the equip-
ment is placed in operation after a shut-
b. Test Set, Transponder Set AN/ARM-
down, during operation, or after it is
156 (transponder test set).
turned off, as specified in the applicable
c. Tool Kit, Radio Repair TK-115/G.
d. Fine sandpaper, No. 000.
e. A soft-bristle brush.
b. Maintenance Service and Inspections.
f. A clean, lint-free cloth.
The maintenance service and inspection
g. C l e a n i n g C o m p o u n d , F e d e r a l s t o c k
charts (para- 36, 39 and 41) outline the in-
spections to be made at specific intervals.